General Manager Designate Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire
£35,000- £40,000 p.a.
General Manager Designate – Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire
Salary - £35,000- £40,000
Benefits of working for Stonegate Group:
Single cover private medical insurance
Reward Card – 25% off Food & Drink
Wagestream – Ability to withdraw part of your salary prior to payday
Stonegate Xtra Rewards – Voluntary benefits from major high street retailers & travel
David Lloyd – 25% off gym membership
Employee Assistance – Licence Trade Charity
Stonegate Group can offer you a career as a General Manager, whether it’s a bar in a busy city centre, your favourite meeting spot with friends or your local that’s within walking distance, we’ve got it covered. At Stonegate Group we cater for all occasions. We strongly believe in supporting and developing people and their careers throughout all parts of our business and are very proud of our award- winning progression programmes.
Stonegate Group are the largest Pub, Bar and Club operator in the UK. We currently have an opportunity for an experienced General Manager to join us in the Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire area.
Stonegate Group are looking to recruit an experienced General Manager who really knows how to run a great pub, whether that be within a local community or the local in the town.
You will relish the fact that you are the figurehead of the business for team members to be inspired by and for your guests to feel proud that you are their Landlord/ Landlady!
Ideally you will be just as versed with knowing your way around a kitchen ensuring standards are always at their highest as you are at pouring that fantastic pint of beer that you so lovingly cared and nurtured in the cellar.
In addition to the great food and beautiful beer our pubs also offer a strong sport offering, we’re not a sports pubs but we need a General Manager who can understand how to drive sales using sport.
The successful General Manager Designate will also be able to create a weekly diary of activity to ensure we engage, retain, and entertain our large group of loyal regulars, this may be with quizzes, entertainment or community led events. Whatever it might be, we want it to be delivered with flair and bags of fun.
As far as your team is concerned you will be a leader, someone who the team look up to, a mentor and a strong arm to wrap around a shoulder when it’s needed either in celebration or support.
In the first instance as a General Manager Designate, we will induct you fully into the Stonegate way to ensure we are giving you all of the relevant knowledge and tools to ensure your success, following this we will be looking for you to help and assist in other businesses for a few more weeks to put your Stonegate learnings in to place before being appointed to your own business.
It is imperative that you have your own means of transport and are flexible on your working location within the geographic area advertised.
You will be supported fully by your Area Manager and the wider Stonegate Family.
Skills and Experience required
- Minimum of 2 years within a General Manager role
- Proven experience within a busy pub/bar environment
- Experience leading, coaching & developing a team
- Ideally have experience of working with food
- Ideally hold a valid level 3 food safety qualification
- Must hold a valid personal licence
- Experience working with Budgets/P&L’s
As a General Manager, you will need to be able to demonstrate great leadership skills and the ability to build a high performing team in order to control, develop and improve all aspects of the business including: P&L, people, standards, legal compliance, service and brand integrity.
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